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Classification Description

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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Assistant Supervisor, Athletic Equipment

Reports to: Supervisor, Athletic Equipment

UW Job Code: 5201

UW Job Family: 61

SOC Code: 39-1021

Pay Grade: 17

Date: June 01, 2009

Job Purpose:

Assists with supervision of athletic equipment for daily operations of the equipment room including repairing, maintaining, and issuing sports equipment for use in Intercollegiate Sports Programs.

Minimum Qualifications


High School Diploma/GED


2 years related work experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license.
  • Certified as AEMA (Athletic Equipment Manager Association).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Types of collegiate sports and protective athletic equipment.
  • Current University policies and procedures.
  • Applicable state, federal, and local regulations.
  • Basic computer operation
  • MS Office computer software (Outlook, Access, Excel, Word)
  • Supervisory techniques and methods.
  • Training methods, concepts, practices and techniques.
  • Uniform and sports equipment maintenance.
  • Tools and equipment associated with basic tasks of position.
  • Communication methods.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Perform manual tasks.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Supervise and train others.
  • Perform basic operation of computer programs and software in the department or area.
  • Work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Directs and assists with the maintenance and management of practice gear, game uniforms and protective equipment.

Coordinates inventory of  game and practice uniforms and protective equipment including making weekly reviews, tracking status of equipment repairs and overall maintenance of equipment.

Coordinates and assists with and supervision of football practice and game set up and take down including making decisions on fork lift placement /utilization, and installation/ de-installation of sideline communication system for both home and away football games.

Directs, supervises and assists with home and away football packing and loading of sports equipment on both trucks and planes due to Supervisor, Athletic Equipment traveling with equipment truck instead of team plane.

Computer input of inventories and other tracking lists for the purpose of issue and ordering sports equipment.

Provides oversight, supervision and direction to student managers and work study on daily basis for both practice, game set up and operations.

Assist with cataloging, receiving and delivery of all shipping for athletic department.

Acts on behalf of the Supervisor, Athletic Equipment, as directed. 

Supplemental Functions:

Assists with other duties, as assigned, including extensive travel.

Acts as liaison to departments and outside agencies.

Prepare reports and proposals, as directed.

Working Conditions:

Athletic Equipment Room/office.  Extensive travel with sports teams securing proper athletic equipment; occasional hazards due to weather and travel conditions; lifts up to 100 pounds one-third of time while regularly lifting up to 50 pounds; subjected to noise one-third to two-thirds of time from equipment and/or crowds.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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